Tag Archives: Cleveland

June 4, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1974 the Cleveland Indians thought “Ten Cent Beer Night” would be a way to put fans in the seats. It did. It also brought them out of the seats and many acts of inappropriate … Continue reading

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October 20, 1944

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1944 a liquid gas tank in Cleveland exploded, and killed 135 people and made 3,600 others homeless. The homeless complained and demanded from the mayor and God why they couldn’t have been as lucky … Continue reading

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August 6, 1890

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1890, 23 year old Cy Young of the Cleveland Spiders pitched in his first major league baseball game against the Chicago White Sox and achieved his first major league victory. The White Sox fans … Continue reading

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January 26, 1992

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1992, Russian president Boris Yeltsin announced that his country would stop targeting U.S. cities with nuclear weapons. When he was asked which American cities were currently being targeted, he supplied a list of 24 … Continue reading

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